Dan Roam reminisces about walking into a Russian bookstore in 1993 and picking up a one-of-a-kind item...
The Agrippa Files
presents a fairly expansive overview of the original and very rare 1992 art book Agrippa (a book of the dead)
, a collaboration between artist Dennis Ashbaugh
, author William Gibson
, and award-winning journalist
Kevin Begos, Jr. that presciently explored the ephemeral nature of and decay of memories and information. [more inside]
"The [textbook] industry charges outrageous prices for new textbooks while simultaneously doing everything it can to make older versions unusable or obsolete. There is simply no reason that a new calulus textbook should cost $157. The study of calculus, at least the type of calculus that most of us need to study in high school or undergraduate programs, has not changed significantly in decades." - Textbook Revolution.